The Ballad of Dustin Penner

Penner IHOP

Dustin Penner, a one-time 30 goal scorer, found chemistry with Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams upon his arrival to Los Angeles in March of 2010 before Kopitar’s ankle injury was the jumping off point of his descent to healthy scratch/pancake chef.

HBO’s 24/7 – What it Means to the Hockey World

Callahan 24_7

A week and a half late, but here’s a take on the significance of the award winning series as it relates to the league and it’s fans.

Searching for Answers

Doughty fall

I can only hope that firing Murray is still the answer, and when Sutter (regardless of the preconceptions) takes over he installs whatever is missing. Because I sure as hell can’t figure out what it is, except some intangibles.

A Lesson in Business Management – Another Perspective on Murray’s Dismissal

Terry Murray

I know all the super fans of the LA Kings and are all invested emotionally in the success of the team, but it’s also important to look at this situation as it applies to the ‘real world’.

Crowned Royal Exclusive Interview with Terry Murray

Terry Murray

Our exclusive interview with Kings head coach Terry Murray.

A Shot Mentality

Martinez dive

This could just be a rare string of coincidences, but the more the trend of losing when outshooting opponents continues, the more I think it’s more than that.

Los Angeles Kings 2011-2012 Season Teaser Trailer

Dought video

Remember those Inception ‘mashup’ videos from last summer?

This idea is kind of a rip-off from those, using the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo teaser trailer. Though, in essence, aren’t all ‘mashups’ a rip-off of something?

The Adjusted Power Play Percentages

Remember, the best power play is a motionless power play.

Power plays should be measured as an expression of goals per 2 minutes of power play time, not goals per power play opportunity, because not all power play opportunities are a full two minutes, so the percentages derived from them are unreliable.

Why Simon Gagne Was Always the Kings’ Best 2011 UFA Option

Gagne celebrates

Some are suggesting that this was plan B, after Brad Richards, and is merely satisfactory. I actually think it is nothing short of ideal.

The Richards Reaction

Richards cu

Dean Lombardi officially ushers in a new era in Los Angeles.

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